Root mean square speed

Description

Root-mean-square speed is the measure of the speed of particles in a gas that is most convenient for problem solving within the kinetic theory of gases. It is defined as the square root of the average velocity-squared of the molecules in a gas.

Related formulas

Variables

vrmsRoot mean square speed (m/s)
Rmolar gas constant
TTemperature (K)
MmMolar mass (kg/mol)